When its time to update a kitchen space, the backsplash is a great way to express your style and aesthetic. A unique and interesting backsplash reflects a homeowner’s individual style, which can be both an elaborate or simple design. A kitchen’s backsplash has the ability to create a style backdrop in the room. Many times acting as a focal point. The design also captures the variation between materials in the room creating a visual effect in the kitchen’s space. Exploring your options of materials and layouts for your backsplash will help to narrow down your decision. Make sure to choose what compliments your kitchen’s style.
These days, backsplash is available in endless options of materials including various sizes and colors. The first step is to select a material and style for your new updated look. For example a few common options would be ceramic, glass, and stone. Ceramic tile is the most popular option, providing flexibility in style, layout, and is budget friendly. The next step is to determine the sizing and layout, or pattern. When measuring, keep in mind that a typical kitchen backsplash measures 16-18 inches in height between the countertop and upper cabinet base. This phase is a great way to explore fun and playful patterns for visual achievement. Design a patterned layout that will emphasize the distinct nature of the theme.